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OUR TEAM

Sally Modystach – Director

Healthy Environs’ Director, Sally Modystach, has extensive experience in the community wellbeing and environmental sustainability sectors. She has a particular interest in promoting healthy communities through collaborative action at the local level. More recently, she has developed wellbeing education for integration into workplace safety programs.
Sally holds a Masters in Public Health. Her Masters research assessed regional community health partnership models. She has wide ranging skills in policy development, community consultation, project management and risk assessment. Sally is committed to working with project stakeholders to clearly scope and deliver projects to suit client needs.

Caroline Fuentes – Senior Public Health Consultant

Caroline has broad expertise in public and environmental health with over 20 years of international and local experience. She has managed projects across various areas of public health including: water and air quality management, disease control and health promotion. Through her Master’s Degree in Public Health and work with South Australian Local Government, she has a thorough understanding of the Social Determinants of Health and public health planning.
Motivated by her passion to improve the public health of local communities, Caroline has skills in managing projects involving multiple stakeholders. She is experienced in delivering community care and has recently completed her Certificate III in Aged Care

Angela Lafferty – Project Consultant

Angela has experience across various aspects of health service delivery and program management. She has worked across various fields including community development, mental health services, rural nursing, aged care and health promotion. Angela has strong skills in stakeholder engagement, building and managing community partnerships and individual counselling. She has a genuine understanding of the health challenges facing rural and remote communities.

Erica Gurner – Health and Wellbeing Consultant

Erica has extensive experience within the social service and community development sector in Victoria. She has a strong track record in translating policy to practice, strategic planning, community co-design process, strategic partnership development and stakeholder engagement.
Erica has managed a number of innovative projects and delivered services that focussed on increasing health and wellbeing for communities and within organisations, with significant experience in cross cultural environments. She is an experienced and passionate facilitator and educator with expertise in nature and wellbeing developed over 16 years working in the context of adventure therapy, nature play, health promotion and community led change.

Luke Ragless – Sustainability Consultant

Luke has experience in environmental research, sustainability and community engagement. He has a background in ecological and environmental monitoring from water and soil to flora and fauna assessments. He has experience in engaging with stakeholders from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors and local communities from across Australia and has delivered health promotion programs and activities.
Luke has worked for State Government on water management research and has worked with local government to develop environmental strategies and community development projects. Luke has previously been involved in ecological research in South Africa.

Aatika Tahir – Time for Wellbeing Program Coordinator

Aatika Tahir is Program Coordinator for the Time for Wellbeing program in Roxby Downs (a collaborative community health partnership initiative of BHP, the Roxby health Forum and Healthy Environs). She has a background in urban planning, and her education in sustainable design has given her a holistic approach to the way of life that connects humans with their surrounding nature and environment. She also has extensive project-management experience. Aatika’s main responsibilities include delivering the health promotion programs and activities in Roxby Downs and surrounding areas.

Hayley Scrivens – Time for Wellbeing Early Years Program Coordinator

Hayley Scrivens is Early Years Program Coordinator for the Time for Wellbeing program in Roxby Downs. She creates and runs early years program to support local parents, early childhood workers, teachers and children. This includes running parents groups – in person and online – and delivering programs in local schools. She has an Early Childhood Diploma and is an experienced childcare worker.

Terressa Hann – Customer Service Officer, Roxby Downs Community Hub

Terressa Hann is the Customer Service Officer at the Roxby Downs Community Hub. With a background in HR and decades as part of the Roxby community, Terressa is ideally placed to host community groups and the Hub drop-in, and to provide support to the Time for Wellbeing team.